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The best prices from London to New York are usually found in November or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to New York (NYC)

LON - NYC
Price
£276 - £494
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Rainfall
65 - 130 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from £276 From London to New York
One-way from £142 One-way flight from London to New York
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to New York?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 11% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to New York?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to New York at least 60 days early can save you up to 51% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to New York for as little as £309 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £388 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to New York?

Flights from London to New York lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to New York in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £244.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to New York (LON - NYC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to New York in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to New York in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LON to NYC flights in August, September
11 Aug - 18 Aug
£310pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Aug - 25 Aug
£325pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
7 Aug - 12 Sep
£329pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to New York 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from London found for this year
30 Dec - 5 Jan
£177pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 16 Nov
£295pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Nov - 16 Nov
£301pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to New York from London

Save time with London to New York direct flight deals
30 Dec - 5 Jan
£177pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 16 Nov
£316pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Finnair
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Nov - 16 Nov
£318pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Finnair
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from London to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from London, departing today and this week
24 Jul - 11 Aug
£422pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Jul - 2 Aug
£437pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
24 Jul - 29 Jul
£440pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to New York from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to New York
03:25 - 18:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 05m
STN - EWR
Multiple Airlines
£109
Kiwi.com
13:25 - 18:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 05m
STN - EWR
Multiple Airlines
£110
Kiwi.com
04:25 - 18:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
19h 05m
STN - EWR
Multiple Airlines
£122
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to New York flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to New York

Book a London to New York flight and the Big Apple is yours for the taking. This iconic American city has three airport hubs. There’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and La Guardia Airport (LGA) in NYC itself, plus Newark (EWR) across the river in New Jersey. Wherever you start from, you’ve got a long list of must-dos. Visit New York City in December and do your Christmas shopping in Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s. Visit in summer and sit down to an open-air concert in Central Park. While you’re in town, tick off Times Square, climb the Empire State Building and snap a photo of the Statue of Liberty. We weren’t joking when we said it was a long list…

Are flight prices decreasing from London to New York due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and New York for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to New York for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to New York for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just £177, but on average you can expect to pay £302.

Are there direct flights from London to New York for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to New York under £200. A good price for a direct flight from London to New York is less than £325.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to New York for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to New York within the next 7 days for less than £500.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than New York?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 30 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in New York is generally hotter than in London. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from London to New York?

If you’re taking a London to New York flight you’re looking at an average journey time of just over 8 hours. Bear in mind that duration will be longer if you choose an indirect flight with stop-offs on the way. To exclude these from your results, check the ‘direct flights only’ box in the search box filters.

Which airlines operate flights from London to New York?

Well-known airlines that run London to New York flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and KLM, although there are plenty more. If you’re looking for specific flights from London to New York, use the search function at the top of this page to compare departure times for different operators.

How frequent are flights between London and New York?

You’ll have no problem finding a flight from London to New York as there are multiple departures a day. Just remember you’ll need to factor in the time difference when you arrive, as London is five hours ahead of New York.

Which airports serve London and New York?

You can book a flight to New York from London Gatwick, London Luton, Heathrow, Stansted and London City airports.

Which direct flight route between London and New York is cheapest?

The cheapest route between London and New York is flying from London Heathrow Airport to New York John F Kennedy, although prices can vary so it’s always worth comparing departure airports. Also bear in mind things like costs for transport at either end of your trip, as well as in your destination. To get the lowest prices on London to New York flights, use the filters beneath the search box to narrow your results.

What is there to do in New York?

In short, a lot. London to New York flights serve up the kind of sightseeing opportunities that most cities can only aspire to. Manhattan is the star attraction, and the place to head to if the Empire State Building, Central Park and Times Square are on your to-do list. But there are four more boroughs to explore if you truly want to get a feel for the place, so save some time for the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, too. Weather-wise, New York winters are cold, so you’ll want to pack your warmest clothes if you’re visiting between Thanksgiving in November and the start of April. If you’d prefer to pack your summer wardrobe, book a London to New York flight between May and October instead. If you’re trying to find a cheap flight from London to New York, use the Search Flights function at the top of this page.

How long does is the flight from London to New York?

For as low as £277, Finnair can have you in New York from London in 7h 50m. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to New York return?

Our cheapest airline available from London to New York is Virgin Atlantic. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £136 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air Europa and Finnair, starting at £231 and £244 round-trip. These flights start at 59% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to New York
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.31
Flight duration
7h 29m
Average temperature for August in New York
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in New York
130.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Hourly flight availability from London to New York

Morning 6 AM to midday 61% of LON to NYC departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 38% of LON to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LON to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LON to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to New York
Sunday
29 daily flights
Monday
30 daily flights
Tuesday
30 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
30 daily flights